Vaudeville Theatre: Importance of Being Earnest

We will be showing Oscar Wilde’s The Importance Of Being Earnest live from the Vaudeville Theatre on Tuesday 9th October at 7.15pm

Wilde’s much-loved masterpiece throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays.

Jack, Algy, Gwendolyn and Cecily discover how unsmooth runs the course of true love, while Lady Bracknell keeps a baleful eye on the mayhem of manners.

This is the fourth and final play from the Oscar Wilde Season, a year-long celebration of the brilliant Victorian playwright being staged by the Classic Spring Theatre Company

Doors open 30 minutes before the performance commences. Please arrive in plenty of time to register and, if you wish,  order interval drinks.

For booking information please go here

Vaudeville Theatre: An Ideal Husband

We will be showing Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband live from the Vaudeville Theatre on Tuesday 5th June at 7.15pm

A new production of the Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, this entertaining and still topical play brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home.

As an ambitious government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern’s smooth ascent to the top seems assured until Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning proof of his previous financial chicanery. This is the third play from the Oscar Wilde Season, a year-long celebration of the brilliant Victorian playwright being staged by the Classic Spring Theatre Company. Starring Edward Fox, Frances Barber and Sally Bretton, it will be directed by Jonathan Church.

Doors open 30 minutes before the performance commences. Please arrive in plenty of time to register and, if you wish,  order interval drinks.

For booking information please go here

Vaudeville Theatre: Lady Windermere’s Fan

We will be showing Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan live from the Vaudeville Theatre at on Tuesday 20th March 7.15pm

‘You gave me this fan today; it was your birthday present. If that woman crosses my threshold, I shall strike her across the face with it.’

The day of Lady Windermere’s birthday party, and all is perfectly in order. Until her friend Lord Darlington plants a seed of suspicion. Is her husband having an affair? And will the other woman really attend the party?

Multi-award-winning actor, director, comedian and playwright Kathy Burke directs hilarious marital comedy Lady Windermere’s Fan in Classic Spring’s Oscar Wilde season.

Doors open 30 minutes before the performance commences. Please arrive in plenty of time to register and, if you wish,  order interval drinks.

For booking information please go here

Vaudeville Theatre: A Woman Of No Importance

We will be showing Oscar Wilde’s A Woman Of No Importance live from the Vaudeville Theatre on Tuesday 28th November at 7.15pm

‘One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything except a good reputation.’

An earnest young American woman, a louche English lord, and an innocent young chap join a house party of fin de siècle fools and grotesques. Nearby a woman lives, cradling a long buried secret.

Wilde’s marriage of glittering wit and Ibsenite drama create a vivid new theatrical voice.

A Woman Of No Importance is directed by Dominic Dromgoole and stars Olivier Award winning Eve Best (A Moon For The Misbegotten and Hedda Gabler) as Mrs Arbuthnot, and the BAFTA Award-nominated Anne Reid (Last Tango In Halifax) as Lady Hunstanton.

EXCLUSIVE TO CINEMAS: INTRO WITH DOMINIC DROMGOOLE AND MERLIN HOLLAND

Before the play begins, there will be a short introduction (exclusive to cinemas) from the Director Dominic Dromgoole and Oscar Wilde’s grandson Merlin Holland, which will include fascinating insights about the playwright, the play and the Vaudeville Theatre.

Doors open 30 minutes before the performance commences. Please arrive in plenty of time to register and, if you wish,  order interval drinks.

For booking information please go here

Vaudeville Theatre: Importance of Being Earnest – Encore screening

We follow our live showing of  Oscar Wilde’s The Importance Of Being Earnest with an encore at 7.15pm on Tuesday 13th October.

Poirot star David Suchet as the formidable Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s much loved masterpiece, which opened to rave reviews at the Vaudeville Theatre, London for a strictly limited season.

Directed by Adrian Noble, (Amadeus, The King’s Speech, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) Wilde’s superb satire on Victorian manners is one of the funniest plays in the English language – the delightful repartee and hilarious piercing of hypocrisy and pomposity can still make you laugh out loud.

Two bachelor friends, the adorable dandy Algernon Moncrieff (Philip Cumbus – regular player at Shakespeare’s Globe) and the utterly reliable John Worthing J.P., (Downton Abbey’s Michael Benz) lead double lives to court the attentions of the exquisitely desirable Gwendolyn Fairfax (Emily Barber) and Cecily Cardew (Imogen Doel). The gallants must then grapple with the riotous consequences of their deceptions, and with the formidable Lady Bracknell.

Doors open 30 minutes before the performance commences. Please arrive in plenty of time to register and, if you wish,  order interval drinks.

For booking information please go here

Vaudeville Theatre: Importance of Being Earnest

We will be showing Oscar Wilde’s The Importance Of Being Earnest live from the Vaudeville Theatre at 7.15pm on Thursday 8th October.

Poirot star David Suchet as the formidable Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s much loved masterpiece, which opened to rave reviews at the Vaudeville Theatre, London for a strictly limited season.

Directed by Adrian Noble, (Amadeus, The King’s Speech, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) Wilde’s superb satire on Victorian manners is one of the funniest plays in the English language – the delightful repartee and hilarious piercing of hypocrisy and pomposity can still make you laugh out loud.

Two bachelor friends, the adorable dandy Algernon Moncrieff (Philip Cumbus – regular player at Shakespeare’s Globe) and the utterly reliable John Worthing J.P., (Downton Abbey’s Michael Benz) lead double lives to court the attentions of the exquisitely desirable Gwendolyn Fairfax (Emily Barber) and Cecily Cardew (Imogen Doel). The gallants must then grapple with the riotous consequences of their deceptions, and with the formidable Lady Bracknell.

Doors open 30 minutes before the performance commences. Please arrive in plenty of time to register and, if you wish,  order interval drinks.

For booking information please go here

The Importance of Being Earnest – Vaudeville Theatre

EarnestWe will be showing Oscar Wilde’s The Importance Of Being Earnest live from the Vaudeville Theatre at 7.00pm on Thursday 8th October.

Poirot star David Suchet as the formidable Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s much loved masterpiece, which opened to rave reviews at the Vaudeville Theatre, London for a strictly limited season.

Directed by Adrian Noble, (Amadeus, The King’s Speech, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) Wilde’s superb satire on Victorian manners is one of the funniest plays in the English language – the delightful repartee and hilarious piercing of hypocrisy and pomposity can still make you laugh out loud.

Two bachelor friends, the adorable dandy Algernon Moncrieff (Philip Cumbus – regular player at Shakespeare’s Globe) and the utterly reliable John Worthing J.P., (Downton Abbey’s Michael Benz) lead double lives to court the attentions of the exquisitely desirable Gwendolyn Fairfax (Emily Barber) and Cecily Cardew (Imogen Doel). The gallants must then grapple with the riotous consequences of their deceptions, and with the formidable Lady Bracknell.

Please arrive in time to register and order interval drinks should you wish.

The George Inn serves meals – please contact them directly on 01298 871382 if you would like to book a pre-show meal.